“I think when there is so little to believe in —the old loyalties—God, country, and the hope of Heaven aren't very real, we are more dependent on our friends. The only thing left to believe in is someone who seems beautiful."
~William Carlos Williams
Since this is an era when many people are concerned about "fairness" and "social justice," what is your "fair share" of what someone else has worked for?
"But there's a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking.”
A glimpse back to my "Passage" exhibition at Galatea Fine Art Gallery in SoWA Boston with Stef Grant making a cameo appearance with "Silently and Light of Foot" and "Passage". We went on to shoot the "Selfie" series which in retrospect, related perfectly to this solo show.
“My past is everything I failed to be.”
~Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet
(From the "Selfie Series")
"Let me keep my distance, always, from those
who think they have the answers.
Let me keep company always with those who say
"Look!" and laugh in astonishment,
and bow their heads."
- Mary Oliver, from 𝘌𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦: 𝘗𝘰𝘦𝘮𝘴
The only place to begin is now.
Three is the first number to which the meaning “all” was given. It is The Triad, being the number of the whole as it contains the beginning, a middle and an end. The power of three is universal and is the tripartite nature of the world as heaven, earth, and waters. It is human as body, soul, spirit and insomnia.
All my life I have woken up in the middle of the night at integrals of “three”.
3:00, 3:03, 3:30, 3:33
For this piece, I took a series of three white piano keys from an abandoned grand piano, baked them at 450 degrees, and married them to a vintage wooden plank found in a New England mill. A lone vein of color completes the assemblage.